We have some great news for Huawei Y550 users. You can now update your Y550 with Android 7.1.2 firmware with Resurrection Remix custom ROM. It is reliable and fast. The best thing is that Resurrection Remix is pretty famous among Android users. The ROM is basically a combination of Lineage, AOKP, CM and much more.
It offers amazing customization options, it is stable and comes with several new features to further enhance your phone experience. Since it is not officially announced by Huawei, there is a slight chance you might lose all your data and any warranty with your network if you have any. So proceed on your own risk. And do backup your data if you decide to proceed with the update.
You need to make a backup of your data, as they will have to clear your phone’s memory in order to install Android 7.1.2 on your phone.
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- Make sure that you have enabled the USB debugging mode. If it is disabled, your phone will not get connected to your PC.
- Another important thing to do is to download and install the latest USB driver of Huawei on your computer.
- The bootloader of your phone should be unlocked.
- The phone should be rooted and it should have the latest Custom Recovery installed on it.
- Make sure that the battery of your phone is above 80%.
- This update is strictly for Huawei Y550, and can not be used for any other device.
Step 1- Download both files mentioned in essential downloads on to your personal computer.
Step 2- Connect your Huawei Y550 with your personal computer using a USB cable.
Step 3- Copy the files you downloaded in step 1 on to your device’s SD card root. Remember not to save it in any folder of your device. It has to be saved in the SD card of your device.
Step 4- Disconnect the USB cable from your personal computer and turn your device off.
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Step 5- Turn your device on, pressing the power & volume up and down keys altogether. This will enable the device’s Bootloader mode. Click the bootloader option.
Step 6- Once you are in Bootloader mode, look for recovery option and click on it. This click will take you in ClockworkMod recovery.
Step 7- Tap “wipe data/factory reset” from the options showing on your device screen by clicking the power button.
Step 8- Next Tap on “wipe cache partition”.
Step 9- You might as well do a dalvik wipe cache by tapping on Advance Menu and then selecting “Wipe Dalvik Cache” to save yourself from tiny errors or bootloops.
Step 10- Head back into recovery mode and select option “install zip from SD card” by tapping on it, use your volume keys to navigate the file to the downloaded zip file of Android 7.1.2 ROM zip file you copied on your device’s SD card and start the installation process by selecting it.
Step 11- Repeat the same step to install the GAPPS.
Step 12- Head back to “+++++Go Back+++++” option, tap on it and then select “reboot system now” option by tapping on it to reboot your device.
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It may take few minutes to reboot your Samsung On 7 Pro and when your phone turns back on your will have the Android 7.1.2 custom ROM installed on your device.